micronize

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mi·cron·ize

 (mī′krə-nīz′)
tr.v. mi·cron·ized, mi·cron·iz·ing, mi·cron·iz·es
To reduce to particles that are only a few microns in diameter.

micronize

(ˈmaɪkrəʊˌnaɪz) or

micronise

vb (tr)
(Chemical Engineering) to reduce (a material) to a very fine powder, esp to particles only a few microns in diameter
ˌmicroniˈzation, ˌmicroniˈsation n
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Capsules, Hard gelatin containing micronised fenofibrate 67mg.
The firm produces raw materials called micronised rubber powder.
Micronised titanium dioxide offers UVA protection beyond EU standards, and Tinosorb A2B, one of the most modern sun protection ingredients developed to date, offers protection beyond the usual UV spectrum.
For luteal phase support 800 mg of vaginal micronised progesterone was administered for 2 weeks.
Recommended dosing is 20-25 mg/kg/day in single or two divided doses for micronised griseofulvin or 15-20 mg/kg/day in single dose or two divided doses for ultramicronised griseofulvin.
However, the newer forms of progesterone that doctors are increasingly prescribing - such as the Mirena coil and a micronised oral form known as Utrogestan - don't appear to share the same breast cancer risk.
The product is a proprietary composite of micronised polyvinylpolypyrrolidone (PVPP) and kappa carrageenan.
As for Zn levels in cosmetics, the FDA has classified zinc oxide as category I ingredient for use in cosmetic products as UV filter in concentrations of up to 25% (w/w) [40] while the Scientific Committee on Cosmetics and Non-Food Products (SCCNFP) intended for consumers required more information to enable a proper safety evaluation of micronised zinc oxide for use as UV filter in cosmetic products including possible pathways of cutaneous penetration and systemic exposure [41].
Available products include Horleys Creatine Xtreme, Balance Effervescent Creatine, and Balance 100% Micronised Creatine.
While "in general, ZnO may be considered as a nontoxic substance, including when used in cosmetic products," the "lack of reliable data on the percutaneous absorption of micronised ZnO and the potential for absorption by inhalation has not been considered," which is the reason why zinc oxide was not a generally approved sunscreen component according to European law in 2009.